NY Times weekend events – uptown edition

MUSEUM OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK Saturday at 3 p.m., “Ladies Singing the Blues: A Tribute to Blues in New York City,” a performance featuring the singer Ghanniyya Greene, in celebration of Women’s History Month. Through May 16, “Charles Addams’s New York,” featuring works by that cartoonist for The New Yorker. Museum hours: Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fifth Avenue, at 103rd Street , mcny.org; suggested admission: $10; $6 for students and 62+; free for children under 12; $20 for families.

WOMEN IN THE HEIGHTS: CONTEMPORARY WOMEN ARTISTS OF NORTHERN MANHATTAN Through April 30, works by 24 artists who live in Washington Heights or Inwood. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance, 178 Bennett Avenue, at 189th Street, third floor, Washington Heights , (212) 568-4396, nomaanyc.org; free.

DWYER CULTURAL CENTER Through Sept. 3, two exhibitions: “Harlem Is … Theater,” a historical look at the development of black theater, with photographs, audio montages and films. “Weusi Revisited: 2010” includes 50 pieces by members of the Weusi Artists Collective, a group of noted Harlem artists, along with a video of interviews with them. Viewing hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 1 to 5 p.m. 258 St. Nicholas Avenue, at West 123rd Street, Harlem , (212) 222-3060, dwyercc.org; suggested donation, $5.

HELEN SUZMAN: FIGHTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS Friday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., the last day of a display of photographs, letters and writings devoted to the career of Ms. Suzman, a South African anti-apartheid activist, teacher and politician who died last year at 91. Exhibition hours: daily, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Barnard College, Diana Center, 117th Street and Broadway, fifth floor, Morningside Heights , (212) 854-2067, barnard.edu/bcrw; free.

NOSHWALKS Sunday at 1 p.m., “Slices of Uptown,” with stops at the markets and landmarks of Harlem, meeting in front of the Malcolm Shabazz African Market, 116th Street, between Fifth Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard, Harlem. (212) 222-2243, noshwalks.com; $45;, $40 for subscribers; $16 for children.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/26/arts/26spare.html

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